Recently turned in (April 6, 2017) the final manuscript of the second edition of my book, Olivier Messiaen: A Research and Information Guide to Routledge. Much expanded, the book contains a new chapter devoted to primary source documents at the BnF.
On September 22, 2016, the music editor of Indiana University Press informed me that my book, Olivier Messiaen’s Opera, Saint François d’Assise, was awarded a contract to publish by the editorial board.
On September 15, 2015, SMT awarded me a subvention grant to help fund a Paris residency next year to examine Messiaen manuscripts at the BnF.
On August 6, 2015, the music editor of Indiana University Press informed me that my proposed book, Olivier Messiaen’s Opera, Saint François d’Assise, had been approved by the editorial board for an advance contract.
Vincent P. Benitez, PhD, DMA / (814) 863-5392 / Email The Pennsylvania State University, School of Music / 225 MBI, University Park, PA 16802